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September Issue

 Joint Health &
Yoga for Flexibility

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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

We have so much to celebrate each month in our vibrant city, and September tends to enhance it all with Indy’s mix of surprisingly warm Indian Summer days and crisper nights. In this edition, we highlight activities and events to get us out, get moving and do some good along the way.

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Steps of Support

Steps of Support

September Offers Community Walk/Run Fundraisers

As cooler temperatures usher in the start of fall, it’s a perfect time to “take steps” and enjoy the season’s change and support your community.

September is National Yoga Month Indulge in Self-Care on the Mat

September is National Yoga Month Indulge in Self-Care on the Mat

Now that we’re into the rhythm of fall and the kids have returned to school, it’s time to take a deep breath, turn your focus inward and indulge in self-care.

Getting Back to Nature with Holistic Dentistry

Getting Back to Nature with Holistic Dentistry

Let’s face it: man-made materials, when introduced into the body in any situation, can carry a risk of adverse health effects. And the same holds true when it comes to your dental health.

Eskenazi Health Joins with Indy Urban Acres to Open Local Farm

Eskenazi Health Joins with Indy Urban Acres to Open Local Farm

There’s a new acre-and-a-half farm on the north side of Indy, established by Eskenazi Health and Indy Urban Acres, to provide fresh, healthy options for area food pantries, and address food insecurity.

Farming for Life

Farming for Life

All over the country people are picking up their rakes and shovels and becoming part of the movement to bring nutrient-dense local produce back into their communities.

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Natural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

Natural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Ways to Make Far Less Trash

Light-years beyond the idea of basic decluttering is the concept of zero waste, which means adopting everyday strategies like halting junk mail and adopting gently used, pre-loved items in order to live lightly on the planet.

Chef Rick Moonen on Why Buying Sustainable Seafood Matters

Chef Rick Moonen on Why Buying Sustainable Seafood Matters

“The Godfather of Seafood Sustainability” urges us to eat fish in a way that allows wild species to rebound; it can include eating healthily farmed and canned seafood.

Yoga Meets Life’s Essential Questions

Yoga Meets Life’s Essential Questions

Tapping into Our True Nature

The greatest gift of yoga is that it can help us transcend the limitations of a personal mind and discover our essential self.

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Sunny Success

New Solar Capacity Outpaced Other Fuel Sources

Hopeful Sign

Animals Gain Some Protection in New Budget

Pipeline Slowdown

Animal Safety Measures Delay Tree Cutting

Flower Power

Farms Test Low-Tech Pesticide Alternative

After Plastic

New Eco-Packaging Options Underway

Action Alert

Migratory Birds Threatened by Rule Change

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Join People’s Climate March in Indianapolis

Join People’s Climate March in Indianapolis

As part of a global day of action, the Indianapolis area People’s Climate March will be held at 10 a.m. on September 8 at the Indiana State Capitol.

Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Presented by Enjoy Life Foods and run by Gluten Free & More magazine, the nationwide Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest series returns to Indianapolis from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 29 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on September 30 in the Expo Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

2018 AHNA Regional Conference Offers Great Takeaways for Health

2018 AHNA Regional Conference Offers Great Takeaways for Health

The American Holistic Nurses’ Association’s (AHNA) 2018 Holistic Self-Care Conference for Nurses will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 14 at the Kavanaugh Conference & Retreat Center, in Crestwood, Kentucky.

16th Annual Spirit Fest at Camp Chesterfield

16th Annual Spirit Fest at Camp Chesterfield

The 2018 Mind Body Spirit Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., September 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., September 16 at Camp Chesterfield, in Anderson.

The Art of Healing Supports Veterans

The Art of Healing Supports Veterans

Approaching its three-year anniversary, The Art of Healing, in Greenwood, is celebrating kindness and love by honoring military veterans by providing them free, 30-minute float pod and infrared sessions along with massages with select massage therapists throughout this month.

2018 TURN Fest Offers ‘Earth-to-Table’ Experience

2018 TURN Fest Offers ‘Earth-to-Table’ Experience

The TURN (Transforming Urban Neighborhoods) Fest is a one-day educational event to take place from noon to 6 p.m., September 29 at Paramount Farm.

2018 Holler on The Hill

2018 Holler on The Hill

Festival Brings Music, Food and Fun to Garfield Park

Indianapolis-area families are invited to pack a lunch and come out to Garfield Park for the 2018 Holler on the Hill music festival from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., September 22 and 23.

Mindfulness Based StressReduction Classes Return

Mindfulness Based StressReduction Classes Return

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction classes return at CenterPoint Counseling this fall with their eight-week program and one-day mindfulness retreat, with orientation sessions available the third and fourth week of August.

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Health Briefs

Dirt Houses Cancer-Protective Microbe

Dirt Houses Cancer-Protective Microbe

Soil Contains Bacteria That Kills Melanoma

Doctors Underestimate Opioid Prescriptions

Doctors Underestimate Opioid Prescriptions

Survey Enlightens Physicians

Asthma Less Likely to Afflict Breastfed Kids

Asthma Less Likely to Afflict Breastfed Kids

Reduces Risk of Attacks

Spanking Linked to Mental Health Problems

Spanking Linked to Mental Health Problems

Impacts Children Later in Life

Wild Berries Prove Anti-Cancer Prowess

Wild Berries Prove Anti-Cancer Prowess

Naturally Occurring Compound Prevents Tumors

Meditation Improves Long-Term Cognition

Meditation Improves Long-Term Cognition

Extended Mental Health Benefits

 
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